Math Dept 2017-2018 Newsletter 3

  Monday, 9 September 2017

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Past newsletters can now be reached via the department website.

[Click on “Read the Newsletter” in the bottom].

 

Newsletter is sent out when there is something new.

Please send entries by the end of the workweek  --Ed

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MEETINGS AND SEMINARS IN THE DEPARTMENT 

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Mondays

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Geometry & Topology Seminar 

 

Monday, October 9

 

Roberto De Leo

TOPOLOGY OF CLOSED   I-FORMS IN THE  N-DIMENSIONAL TORUS

Time: 3:10PM-4:00PM

Place: ASB-B 213.

 

Coordinator:  Stanley M. Einstein-Matthews

 

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Tuesdays 

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Topological Semigroups and Ramsey Theory Seminar

The Seminar on Topological Semigroups and Ramsey Theory will meet

tuesdays from 10:10--11:00 (tentatively). 

Dennis Davenport speaking on "Algebra in the Stone-Cech Compactification" by Hindman-Strauss.

Please contact Dennis Davenport for more information.

 

Coordinator: Dennis Davenport

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Wednesdays 

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Graduate Student Seminar

TBA

 

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Fridays

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Analysis, PDE and Applied Math Seminar.

 

Details TBA

 

Co-ordinator: Henok Mawi

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Mathematics Department Colloquium

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Friday, September 29

 

Maia Martcheva, University of Florida

Identifiability and Co-Evolution through Vector-Host Immuno- Epidemiological Model

 

4.10 to 5 pm, ASB-B 213

 

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 Fluid dynamics seminar

 

 Seminar takes place after colloquium, and does not take place if there is no colloquium.

Abstract:   Fluid Dynamics will be meeting as usual. 

The "Dynamics" refers to the topics of conversation, which is as likely as anything to deal with the Washington Football Club. 

Pizza, including a vegetarian option, and wings are provided.

 

Donations for fluid dynamics refreshments are requested. The staff is currently underfunded for this.

 

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TALKS AND WORKSHOPS OUTSIDE DEPARTMENT 

 

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1. 6th Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar (MADGUYS),

 

MADGUYS is organized jointly by Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, and Howard University since 2014.

 

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Place: Howard University

Speakers:

Kenji Fukaya (Stony Brook)

Christina Sormani (CUNY)

Wolfgang Ziller (University of Pennsylvania)

 

All are invited, there are no registration fees. Young mathematicians and graduate students are especially encouraged to attend.

 

For more details please check the webpage

 

http://math.jhu.edu/~bernstein/MDGS/index.html

 

2. (thanks to Talitha Washington)

 

Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients at JMM

Recommendations are solicited for NAM’s new PhD session, the Granville-Browne-Haynes Session of Presentations

by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences, to be held at the Joint Mathematics Meetings to be held in

January 2018 in San Diego, CA.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (from various sources)

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Opportunities at various federal agencies

 

1. (Thanks to Louise Raphael) The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Open House

 

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD on October 18 & 19, 2017, pending approval.

 

Details, as they become available, will be posted on https://www.arl.army.mil/opencampusopenhouse/.

 

ARL has been a national leader in fundamental research since its founding in 1992.

 

2. National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences

2018 Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program

 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) aims to provide opportunities to enrich the training of graduate students in the Mathematical Sciences through the provision of an NSF Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program. This program will provide an opportunity for mathematical sciences doctoral students to participate in internships at national laboratories, industry and other approved facilities. Participation in an internship will provide hands-on experience of the use of mathematics in a nonacademic setting. The internships are aimed at students who are interested in understanding the application of advanced mathematical and statistical techniques to "real world" problems, regardless of whether the student plans to pursue an academic or nonacademic career.

  

Application deadline: February 1, 2018, 11:59PM EST

 

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3602

 

Program Information: Detailed information about the internship can be found at

http://www.orise.orau.gov/nsf-msgi/default.html

 

In previous newsletters:

 

DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) program

 

NSF Dear Colleague Letters (Funding Opportunities).  

 

 

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INTERESTING ARTICLES AND WEBSITES

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1.  Vladimir Voevodsky, Revolutionary Mathematician, Dies at 51

 

 Described as one of the greatest mathematicians of our time, he created new theories in algebraic geometry

and computer aided proofs of mathematics as well as the foundations of mathematics itself.

He was found dead in his apartment on September 30th. He was known to be sick in the days before.

An obituary from NY Times